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Software Test Development Manager, Dolby Vision

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Date: Nov 18, 2020

Location: Shenzhen, CN

Company: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. As a member of the Dolby team, you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere, from movie theaters to smartphones. We continue to revolutionize how people create, deliver, and enjoy entertainment worldwide. To do that, we need the absolute best talent. We’re big enough to give you all the resources you need, and small enough so you can make a real difference and earn recognition for your work. We offer a collegial culture, challenging projects, and excellent compensation and benefits.



The QA (Quality Assurance) Manager, Dolby Vision will be a core member of Dolby Vision Product Team, a team of Software and QA engineers focused on helping Dolby customers design, build, and test the end-to-end integration of Dolby Vision technology into their products and services. Note: This is not a traditional 40hr/week job. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity, love challenges and want to fulfill your dreams of helping create products that ship worldwide and proudly say, “I was part of the team!” then come join us!

Dolby Vision is an end-to-end technology solution that delivers a dramatically different visual experience to bring entertainment to life before your eyes like never seen before. It enables consumer displays like TVs, PCs, Mobiles and PC Monitors to deliver images with much greater brightness while also providing much deeper, more nuanced darks, and it renders a fuller palette of rich new colors never seen before.

The Dolby Vision QA Manager, will work closely with Dolby Vision Product Managers, Dolby Vision Program Managers, Dolby Product Development Engineers, Field Applications Engineers, Sales, and Engineers and perform following tasks.

Core responsibilities of the QA Manager, Dolby Vision Product Team are to provide leadership for the Dolby Vision Product QA team and to help deploy Dolby Vision solutions to Dolby customers.


  • Own and lead the Dolby Vision Product QA Shenzhen team, align regional field, product development, product management and program management.
  • You will be directly responsible to help deliver transcending customer experiences while partnering with Engineering to create Dolby Vision Products (Development Kits)
  • Create and implement Dolby Vision Product Test Strategy for Playback Customers (device OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturer) and SoC partners).
  • Work with technical support and product development teams to bridge the gaps between current deliverables and those needed for successful launches and scale.
  • Train and equip the QA team to successfully deliver Dolby Vision Products.
  • Actively champion QA team needs and requirements with product management and product development to get to a mature state of field readiness.
  • Create Technical project plans based on required work scope and successfully manage the execution of the projects.
  • Interface with Dolby product evaluation technicians to prioritize picture quality tuning, testing of IC’s, operating system integrations, and consumer electronics devices to assess and ensure compliance with Dolby Vision standards.
  • Work with product development and support teams to establish in-house test facilities and reference platforms for various Dolby Vision technologies; drive consistency in test methodology across products.
  • Provide feedback to Product Marketing, Product Management, Product Engineer ing, and Technical Support regarding system and product improvements and new product designs, and their priorities. Provide feedback based on customer input, industry experience, and internal objectives.
  • Ensure relevant information on “what works and what doesn’t” learned during projects is captured for reuse in future product development an QA effort.
  • Provide management direction and technical leadership to Dolby QA engineers in Shenzhen office.
  • Organize and deliver internal and external technology presentations and demos as required.
  • Support the hiring and development of Dolby Vision QA engineers for regional QA support.
  • Position will require roughly 20% international/Domestic travel.
  • Responsibilities are carried out from Shenzhen office as well as via email, telephone, and group-to-group meetings.


Other Responsibilities:

  • Reflect Dolby’s commitment to the highest quality products and service in all internal and external customer support activities.
  • Perform duties as assigned by immediate supervisor or member of the Dolby Vision Product team, subject to approval by direct manager and/or Sr. Director.
  • Perform tasks necessary to complete performance objectives.
  • Help team members as needed.



  • M.S. or B.S. in Engineering, or equivalent related experience with 10+ years industry experience.
  • Experience managing cross-functional and working with cross-geographic teams.
  • Video engineering background is required.
  • Proven record of accomplishment of shipping consumer products is required.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communications skills and ability to work with both internal and external customers with wide range of knowledge and skill levels. Ability to adapt one’s communication approach in an astute manner thereby influencing both local and international customers.
  • Experience in Various media frameworks, e.g. Android, Microsoft, Linux, and other leading Operating systems. Video codecs, and compression standards such as H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC.
  • Experience in building & shipping video playback devices like STB, TV, DMA and mobile, etc.
  • Experience working with streaming technologies and protocols including HLS, MPEG-DASH, Smooth Streaming, Play Ready, MP4 containers and Transport stream containers.
  • Exposure to Digital Signal Processing.



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